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Delaware Health Alert Network #25

May 7, 2003 8:36 am


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CDC BROADCAST: "INCREASING CLINICIAN PREPAREDNESS FOR SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME (SARS)"

The Division of Public Health is providing information about a May 8, 2003 broadcast, "Increasing Clinician Preparedness for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)." The broadcast is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).For further information about this broadcast, contact Ben Brown with the Division of Public Health at (302) 739-4710 or at benjamin.brown@state.de.us.

CDC BROADCAST INFORMATION

"Increasing Clinician Preparedness for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)"
A Public Health Training Network Live Satellite Broadcast, Webcast & Audiobridge
Thursday, May 8, 2003, 1:00PM-2:30PM ET

Broadcast/webcast/audiobridge information: http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/sarsII

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This broadcast will provide information to clinicians to increase awareness of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and reinforce concepts of early recognition, diagnosis, and containment.

GOAL

To provide the clinical and public health communities updated information regarding SARS and guidance to increase clinical preparedness.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe key strategies for early clinical recognition and management of patients with SARS.
  • Determine appropriate clinical and laboratory diagnostic tests for SARS.
  • Articulate patient education messages regarding infection prevention and control.

INTENDED AUDIENCES

Clinicians, including emergency medicine physicians, primary care physicians, infectious disease specialists, healthcare epidemiologists, infection control professionals, other healthcare providers, and public health advisors to the clinical community.

DETAILS

Program details including registration information, procedures for questions, and satellite, webcast, and audiobridge technical specifications are posted on the webcast site.

UNABLE TO VIEW THE BROADCAST LIVE?

An archived version of the webcast will be available after May 8, 2003. You may view the archived webcast at http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/webcast/sarsII

*NO CD-ROM OR VIDEOTAPE AVAILABLE*

Due to the rapidly changing status of SARS, NO CD-ROM OR VIDEOTAPE OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE DISTRIBUTED.

CDC ASKS FOR YOUR ONLINE FEEDBACK ABOUT THE BROADCAST

Registration and evaluation via the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online System at http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtnonline is encouraged. Participants who register for and evaluate the satellite broadcast or webcast program by June 8, 2003 will be awarded a certificate of attendance.

In addition, CDC invites all viewers to submit a short review on TrainingFinder.org. Your feedback will help to improve these programs and can be seen by other interested professionals. Posting a review is easy.

  • First, click on the course listing on TrainingFinder.org at: http://trainingfinder.org/search.cgi?action=view_course&course_id=11263
  • Then go to "Write an online review." Follow the instructions to enter your overall quality rating (1-5 stars) and text review.

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